Setting higher standards to prevent healthcare acquired infections
Achieving proven clinical outcomes against healthcare-associated infections
The DebMed® Programme integrates three key elements: Essential Products / Vital Information / Highest Standards to allow for a tailored hand hygiene compliance and skin care programme to be installed in to any healthcare environment. The programme ensures the right products are available where and when needed, enables hand hygiene and skin care best practice and will bring real sustainable health and financial benefits to hospitals, patients and staff.
DebMed® is a unique, integrated hand hygiene compliance and skin care programme that is customised to each healthcare environment. The DebMed® Programme is proven to increase hand hygiene compliance and reduce HCAIs like MRSA by 42%. In a breakthrough 3-year clinical study (2012 - 2015) at a large US academic medical centre, the DebMed® Programme was proven to: Improve hand hygiene compliance by 25.5%, reduce HCAIs like MRSA by 42% and result in overall cost savings of $434,0001.
Challenges & Best Practice
Healthcare Associated Infections
Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAIs) remain a persistent threat for patient safety, hospital reputation and the risk of financial repercussions and penalties.
About Hand Hygiene
A lack of hand hygiene compliance by healthcare staff continues to be a significant contributor to the spread of pathogens, resulting in HCAI’s.
Hand Hygiene Best Practice
Implementing best practice makes a significant difference in increasing compliance and reducing HCAI’s.
A complete range of hand hygiene and skin care products developed specifically for healthcare and safe for frequent use.
An electronic system proven to be an accurate and reliable method of measuring hand hygiene compliance following the WHO ‘5-Moments’.
Highest Standards of Behaviour
We support you to change staff behaviour and meet the highest standards of skin care.
News & Blog
Understanding hand hygiene compliance in healthcare environments30 Nov 2017 Healthcare environments can be susceptible to infections due to the high turnover of patients,...
Technology is key in order to improve the level of care provided in healthcare environments25 Oct 2017 Advancing digital maturity in healthcare environments is critical. Paul Jakeway, Marketing Director...
KEEPING THE BUGS AT BAY18 Oct 2016 The spread of infections represents a serious risk for any care home. Rigorous hand hygiene is...
Deb InstantFOAM® Complete – The World’s 1st Fully Virucidal Foam Hand Sanitiser18 Oct 2016 Deb Group has launched Deb InstantFOAM® Complete, the world’s 1 st alcohol-based foam hand...
Hospital Reduces MRSA HCAI Rates by 42% with Electronic Hand Hygiene Measurement Based on the WHO Five Moments Standard18 Oct 2016 A first-of-its-kind study has been published in the American Journal of Infection Control. This...
Deb is partnering with the WHO ‘SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands’ Healthcare Campaign18 Oct 2016 Deb is proud to be partnering up with the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) ‘SAVE LIVES: Clean Your...
Top 10 Hand Hygiene Articles of 201712 Dec 2017
Another year is coming to an end and it's time to thank all our subscribers and occasional readers by sharing with you our most popular articles on hand hygiene, infection prevention...
Hand Washing Reduces Your Chance of Catching a Cold by 45%5 Dec 2017
Winter – that’s roast lunches by the open fire of a Sunday pub, snowball fights with the kids (if we’re lucky to have snow), and Christmas markets. Winter – that’s also the time...
Help Employees Prevent Dry Hands In The Winter28 Nov 2017
Think of winter, and what comes to mind might be the open fire of a Sunday pub, or it might be a stroll around a Christmas market. For outdoor workers the picture is not always...
4 Ways To Give Flu The Cold Shoulder This Winter21 Nov 2017
Winter is just around the corner – and with it comes flu season, meaning potential bad news for healthcare facilities. Minor illnesses are already a major staffing issue...
Warning Nasty Flu Season Ahead14 Nov 2017
Reading the articles about the 2017-18 flu season, you’ll see headlines like “potential for nasty winter season”, and “why we may be in for a miserable flu season”. (I don’t think...
The Car Interior Microbiome: Gas Station As An Infection Control Hotspot7 Nov 2017
When we get into our cars there are several things that go through our minds from the expectant traffic jams, price of gas through to if the hills of Scandinavia actually smell...